The Skullcracker Series isn't unique in motivation or manifestation. But what it does well is taking the minimalist notion of making the viewer aware of their presence within a space to the absolute extreme.
Who's the artist? Robert Morris What am I looking at? Sculptures made of fiberglass and stainless steel When was it made? 1965 (Modernism) Where is it right, right now? The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City Ok... Why is that so important? Following minimalism, Post-minimalism is best characterized by Robert Morris’ L-Beams. They are [...]
Tony Smith’s Die is the quintessential example of the minimalist art movement characterized by its simplistic form, aggressive title, and enormous size. Die, of course being the singular of “dice”, simultaneously makes reference to both the way in which it was made (die casting) and the act of dying (ooh, edgy; ahhh, universally experienced).